Habitat by Honestbee: Asia's first tech-enabled grocery & dining concept


Online marketplace Honestbee launched Habitat last week in Singapore – a supermarket, dining, and retail innovation lab all-in-one. Inventory Management Supply chain management Popular Posts Case studies

Checklist for working capital management

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Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Singapore. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Has Driverless Supply Chain Planning Already Arrived?


Singapore has a fleet of self-driving taxis that will go into service by the end of the year. Inventory optimization automatically translates service policies into inventory mixes for profitable response.

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

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Singapore Exchange leads US$44.4 LEGACY Supply Chain Services & Adelante SCM Partner on 2018 Industry Study on Inventory Management as Critical Function within Omni-Channel Logistics. Another Friday, another flight home from a conference.

TradeGecko partners with Stripe to launch Payments for wholesale merchants


TradeGecko, a 5-year-old Singapore-based startup, launches payments in a bid to dominate the inventory and order management systems (OMS) market for the SME wholesale industry. TradeGecko TradeGecko Payments

TradeGecko at the Xero Roadshow Asia 2018


TradeGecko recently exhibited at the Xero Roadshow Asia 2018: the future is now in Hong Kong and Singapore. Business Growth xero Inventory ManagementThe event attracts Asia’s most innovative accountants and bookkeepers, to give them rich insights into the latest developments in the accounting industry and technology.

Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup


Xiaomi’s ecosystem of suppliers and reliable manufacturing partners is intimately tethered to the company’s strict policy of demand-driven manufacturing, designed to keep the company’s inventory and up-front production costs as low as possible. Xiaomi Is (Still) The Tech Startup to Watch.

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Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup


Companies like GoGoVan or EasyVan in Singapore are leading the charge. Next-Shoring, in which products are developed and produced closer to where they are sold, reducing inventory and shipping costs.

Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

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You lead and manage customer service, forecasting, production planning, inventory control, warehousing, transportation, and other functions as required.

Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

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We then rated companies on their ability to manage and improve a portfolio of metrics: operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). and Singapore. We are also working on Sales and Inventory Operations Planning (S&IOP).

Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019


Less affected are Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand. These include the Philippines, Cambodia, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Inventory management software, in particular, is critical for all players in the supply chain: importers, exporters, wholesalers, and distributors.

Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup


Xiaomi’s ecosystem of suppliers and reliable manufacturing partners is intimately tethered to the company’s strict policy of demand-driven manufacturing, designed to keep the company’s inventory and up-front production costs as low as possible. Xiaomi Is (Still) The Tech Startup to Watch.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 18-22, 2016)

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These futuristic driverless pods will run on Singapore’s roads by end of the year ( Mashable ). Tech-enabled fulfillment and operations : Manage orders and inventory across distribution centers and suppliers while protecting margins and delighting customers. Demand has also taken a hit from persistently high inventories at major retailers, which reduces the need for shippers to restock stores and warehouses.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

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In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Inventory Turns. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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Seco Tools: Cutting Edge Supply Chain Strategy Takes Shape


Historically, customers held their own inventory. This became an expensive proposition for the industry, which gave way to placing the responsibility (and cost) back on the manufacturer to hold inventory and deliver it when needed.

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Press Release: TradeGecko opens new office in Toronto to better serve and grow their North American customer base


TORONTO, 2.11.2017 — TradeGecko, a leading inventory and order management platform , today announces their newest office opening in the core of downtown Toronto, Canada. This is TradeGecko’s third office, with their other offices located in Singapore (head office) and the Philippines. Business Growth Launch

Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup


Xiaomi’s ecosystem of suppliers and reliable manufacturing partners is intimately tethered to the company’s strict policy of demand-driven manufacturing, designed to keep the company’s inventory and up-front production costs as low as possible. In fact, in its early stages the only brick-and-mortar buildings that Xiaomi operated were its “e-commerce warehouses”, optimized to handle the fast-moving inventory necessitated by Xiaomi's model. Xiaomi Is (Still) The Tech Startup to Watch.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

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It provides the key warehouse management features needed to quickly deliver ROI, including the tracking and visibility of inbound orders, directed put-away, variety of picking methods, shipping, directed replenishment and inventory control. .

This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013)

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They have engineered new strategies for jockeying inventory across the country to avoid overstocks and markdowns and to keep customers from defecting to Amazon, a big problem last year. . Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?)

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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Singapore. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Singapore. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

Complex costs of transportation

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To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Singapore.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


sections in this Singapore-based niche news site. Online marketing enthusiast and an inventory and supply chain optimization devotee, David covers both ends of the supply chain at his Supply Chain Inventory & Supply Chain Optimization blog.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

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The ability to operate without substantially increasing inventory levels. For another, in comparison with some Asian countries like Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines, Thai consumers are less inclined to interact commercially with cultures and languages that differ from their own. ” – Mitch Bittermann, CEO Singapore & Malaysia, aCommerce.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Singapore. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”


This challenge has been also impacted by the growing discontent on the part of retailers and customers who are unhappy with the trend towards larger slow-steaming ships, which leaves more inventory on the water for a longer period of time. The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry.

The Emerging Supply Chain Wars


Moreover, he predicts that local prototyping and mass production could bring about a severe long-term contraction in global shipping, inventories, and warehouses. In this formula, countries with no resources can become transshipment points that smooth out supply chains, such as Singapore which has no raw materials but generates massive profits from its transshipment port.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

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Singapore. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Singapore. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Why Supply Chain Transformation is Inevitable

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” As technologies improve, inventory management will improve and out-of-stocks will decrease. “Then three years ago we progressed to Omni-channel where we integrated the operations and the inventory across channels to have a more integrated operation. Regis Hotel in Singapore from 8 a.m. Change and transformation are never easy, especially if what you have been doing has proven successful.

The India supply chain revolution

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In addition to the cost savings, this executive pointed out the non-negligible decrease in inventory working capital by eliminating so many stock positions. For example, Singapore has become a prominent hub due to its trade agreements in the region. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME. India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer.

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Looking Ahead: Cloud-Based Software for Retailers


Take for example the “Dish the Fish” fish stall in Singapore, who uses a cloud-based point-of-sale and retail management platform. This software allows the company owners to track sales and inventory, and moreover, allows them to use this data to make smarter decisions. More and more, retailers are opting for cloud-based software to enhance their business processes, and this trend is likely to continue.

Xiaomi: Rapid growth of a mobile internet company in China

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Founded in 2010 by seven partners (including current CEO Mr. Lei Jun) with investment from Temasek Holdings (an investment company owned by the Singapore government), Chinese venture capital funds IDG Capital, Qualcomm, etc.,    To promote sales, Xiaomi produced a limited edition of each new version of the phone so that they can use scarcity to stimulate excitement, while at the same time, it can reduce the need for markdown sales of leftover inventories

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

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MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore. In recent quarters, Target has struggled with inventory shortfalls as it tried to cater to online and in-store shoppers at the same time.